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Community Outreach Specialist ($24-$30/hr)

Company: Planned Parenthood of Greater Washington and North
Location: Wenatchee
Posted on: April 2, 2024

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The External Affairs Team at Planned Parenthood of Greater Washington and North Idaho is on the search for a Community Outreach Specialist! This position will be home-sited at the Wenatchee Health Center with remote-work options available. For business purposes, candidates must live in Wenatchee or North-Central Washington.

This is a full time position (37.5 hours/week) Monday-Friday with some Saturday work. Travel is required up to 30% of the time.

The Community Outreach Specialist helps support the External Affairs Team by cultivating and stewarding donors and conducting community outreach that engages stakeholders, coalition partners, supporters, and the general public in protecting and advancing reproductive health care, human rights, and sexual health education.

Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 is an essential requirement of working at PPGWNI religious and medical exemptions will be considered upon request.


Core Responsibilities

  • In collaboration with the Community Outreach Manager, identify and implement measurable and realistic goals ensuring that PPGWNI's presence is positive, visible, and responsive to the local community of supporters.
  • With guidance and support from Community Outreach Manager and the Development team, manage an assigned portfolio of major and prospective donors, and current donors on the cusp of meeting the major gift threshold of $2,500.
  • Engage donors and solicit gifts for fundraising campaigns and emerging health center needs.
  • Work with contracted grant writing team to identify possible grant leads to continue funding these programs
  • Assist with patient recruitment efforts with support and guidance from the Marketing and External Affairs Teams.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with, supporters, donors, community members, and social service agencies that support the agency's mission and the goals in the region.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with school staff and community partners to grow educational programing and support.
  • Collaborate with the VP of Health Equity and Learning on education programming opportunities in north central Washington.
    Required Qualifications
    • One or more years of experience in community organizing, health education and/or fundraising, or significant experience volunteering for a nonprofit.
    • Ability to work remotely with minimal supervision and in collaboration with multiple remote teams.
    • Ability to successfully prioritize projects, multi task, and be self-driven is essential.
    • Competence in Microsoft Office programs including Word and Excel.
    • Must be able to speak publicly, prepare and give presentations, and successfully manage interpersonal relationships.
    • Solid communication skills and the ability to show tact and decorum in all interpersonal and technology driven communication.
      Bonus Qualifications
      • Bilingual in English/Spanish
        • Travel is required up to 30% of the time.
        • Must have valid driver's license, access to a personal vehicle and proof of vehicle insurance with ability to travel up to 30% of the time.
        • Travel will be reimbursed and time spent traveling is paid.
          All full-time employees have access to perks that include:
          • Generous PTO and paid holidays.
          • A full benefits package - including medical and dental - with the individual employee's insurance premiums covered 100%.
          • Short and Long Term Disability, Free Basic Life, and Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D).
          • 401k retirement plan with up to a 5% employer match
          • Additional compensation for staff who pass our internal Spanish competency test.
          • Ongoing training and professional development opportunities.

            What it's Like to Work at Planned Parenthood

            We understand that excellent patient care starts with staff who feel respected, cared for, and engaged in their work. With that in mind, we constantly work to ensure that staff needs are met and that we are providing a supportive workplace where everyone feels like they belong. All employees have access to:
            • Generous PTO and paid holidays.
            • 401k retirement plan with up to a 5% employer match.
            • A full benefits package - including medical and dental - with the individual employee's insurance premiums covered 100%.
            • Ongoing training and professional development opportunities.
            • Additional $1/hr. compensation for staff who pass our internal Spanish competency test.
            • Multiple scheduling options.
            • Remote work options as their role allows
              Working at PPGWNI is more than a job. It is an opportunity to help ensure that all Washingtonians have access to affordable, high-quality sexual and reproductive health care and accurate education so they can lead healthy lives. We approach our work through a health equity lens, seeking to break down the barriers that prevent individuals from accessing the health care and information they need and deserve. If this sounds like somewhere you'd fit in, please apply!

              Who We Are and What We Do

              PPGWNI is a leading health care provider, educator, and advocate, serving nearly 32,000 adults and teens throughout Central and Eastern Washington and North Idaho annually. For over 50 years, our dedicated staff have been providing every person in our community access to the comprehensive health care services, education programs, and fearless advocacy they need to be healthy and plan their futures. PPGWNI is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We believe we are most impactful when people with a wide range of backgrounds, experiences, and identities come together with common purpose. Many of our employees don't have "traditional" experience in their roles, or took a winding path to get where they are today, so if you see your background fitting in with what we're looking for please apply!

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Keywords: Planned Parenthood of Greater Washington and North, Sammamish , Community Outreach Specialist ($24-$30/hr), Human Resources , Wenatchee, Washington

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